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About Jean Urquhart MSP

Jean Urquhart is an independent Member of the Scottish Parliament, representing the Highlands and Islands.

Articles by Jean Urquhart MSP

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Scotland's future: "I didn't want to tear my hair out"

Yesterday, the Scottish government produced its blueprint for an independent Scotland. Here, feminist comedian Liz Ely and independent MSP Jean Urquhart respond.

No, Catherine Bennett, the independence campaign isn't about bagpipes and Bannockburn

The only people talking about Bannockburn and the independence referendum are London based journalists. Catherine Bennett's criticisms of the campaign for Scottish independence are based on a fiction... but if she wants to find real nationalism, she need look no further than the No campaign.

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